Poppy project open source robot debuts from France: Poppy is an Open-source humanoid platform based on robust, flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. Designed by the Flowers Lab at Inria Bordeaux and Ensta ParisTech (France), its development aims at providing an … Read more
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Ultrasonic anti-collision robot by Gavin Hannah: I’ve also coined a name for my project. SARRRO, which stands for Search & Rescue Reconnaissance Rover. I’ve updated the site title to reflect this. From now on, I will be referring to my project as SARRRO rather … Read more
A followup to the line-follower robot post, the LineBot project by bithead942: LineBot leverages an Arduino Uno which helps to decrease the complexity. I also used an Ardumoto shield for motor control (I’ll pre-solder the headers and screw terms). Using … Read more
exapod shared his line-follower robot in the project log forum: I’m planning of building a robot with a dspic33fj128mc804 and two encoders for implement some dead reckoning algorithms so for learn something on the dspics i build a line-follower, it … Read more
Here’s an interesting Kickstarter project the RAPIRO designed by Shota Ishiwatari. It’s designed to work with a Raspberry Pi and comes with a Arduino-compatible servo controller. Switch Science is one of the collaborators of this project: RAPIRO is a cute, … Read more
Gareth over at Parallax forum built this UV LED drawing Parallax robot: I have replaced the pen slot with a bar of downward pointing UltraViolet LEDs one placed central to the hole and the others fanning out….. This arrangement means … Read more
HackEDA made this bluetooth robot with a pcb designed by HackEDA’s software algorithm: The pcb in this robot was designed with automated software written by HackEDA. Controlled by an Android tablet over Bluetooth. Check out the video after the break.
IronJungle built this Twitter robot hand and wrote a detailed explanation describing the build. Control a Robot Hand by sending a tweet to @OurCatDoor. The Robot Hand understand the following commands. If your tweet includes one these commands in the … Read more
Matt Denton of Micromagic Systems built this Mantis hexapod robot powered by hydraulics: After four years intensive R&D, inspiration, design and build, Micromagic Systems is proud to unveil Mantis — the biggest, all-terrain operational hexapod robot in the world. This 2.2-litre … Read more
Autonomous robot navigates using collisions: Meet the AirBurr, an autonomous flying robot specifically designed for missions in difficult, confined environments under total darkness. Airburr is inspired b the simple navigation strategy that insects use to follow – It follows a … Read more
Boris Landoni from Open Electronics documented his Robofish build: We introduce you a robot fish that is able to swim and recognize tank edges and obstacles. We’ll find out how we can easily create it with common insulating material and … Read more
WebWarrior sends a video of a eNTuino based biped robot: Junior is a Biped Robot based on eNTuino (Arduino-Compatible) platform. Robotics enthusiasts can make the best of the quality electronics platform, smartly designed mechanics and the wonderful Arduino IDE to … Read more
Clint Stevenson and his son built this animatronic robot head for his Valentine’s Day treat box for school and wrote up the build on the Casco Logix blog. He relates, “The blog post doesn’t talk about or show the body … Read more
Here’s a video demonstrating the Pinoccio Web Rover. A mobile phone accelerometer in Brazil is controlling the small robot in Nevada in real time. The Pinoccio is an Arduino compatible Wireless platform. It’s based on the ATMega128rfa1 microcontroller with an … Read more
On our Shenzhen trip we were joined by the Oomlout team. While discussing a reel-to-strip cutting robot, Aaron mentioned that he has a resistor cutting robot. It’s built from laser cut MDF and acrylic, with a bunch of servos attached … Read more
Techbitar wrote this Instructable detailing the build of his GOduino III – the breadboard-friendly Arduino-based robot controller. We previously covered the GOduino II. The GOduino III is based on the ATmega328p microcontroller and the L293D dual h-bridge. It’s built with DIP … Read more
Erdabyz finalized his Arduino-based line following robot. The design is open source and you can download the project files in the forum. He has 20 board which he’d sell for $3.5 +shipping. Via the forum.
Vinu designed and built this servo walker based on the MSP430 Launchpad. He documented his design, along with instructions on how to build one. Hi, I bought two small servo motors last month. I was thinking what I can do … Read more
Exapod designed this Arduino based hexapod robot as a final exam project. The Arduino was used for the prototype, final version will use his ORbit16 development board we wrote about previously.
Seeed Studio started selling Makeblock, a new Arduino controlled modular robotics platform. They are made of aluminum, and come in many modular shapes you can design your robot with: Makeblock is made of strong, hardened aluminum which is able to … Read more